Lin"e*a*ment (?), n. [L. lineamentum, fr. linea line: cf. F. lin'eament. See 3d Line.]

One of the outlines, exterior features, or distinctive marks, of a body or figure, particularly of the face; feature; form; mark; -- usually in the plural.

"The lineaments of the body." Locke. "Lineaments in the character." Swift.

Man he seems In all his lineaments. Milton.

 

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